9 technologies that appeared after the birth of Queen Elizabeth II

9 technologies that appeared after the birth of Queen Elizabeth II

Last week, Great Britain solemnly celebrated the 90th anniversary of Elizabeth II. During her lifetime, scientific and technological progress enriched humanity with unprecedented technology. Employees of the popular Internet publication Popular science made a selection of the nine, in their opinion, the most significant inventions that have changed the world beyond recognition, which did not exist before the birth of the queen.

The list is headed by a personal computer, without which our life is impossible to imagine. The first PC Altair 8800, created by Henry Edward Roberts in 1975, had no screen, no keyboard. This picture was taken 6 years later, when more advanced versions appeared on sale:

 First computers

Two years after the birth of Her Majesty, Otto Frederic Rohvedder cutting machine.

 Bread Cutter

And on August 6, 1926 there was a presentation of a new technology for synchronizing motion pictures and sound, sound cinema. A year later the full-length film “The Jazz Singer” was released on the screens, which premiered on October 6, 1927.


In July 1973, Motorola engineers invented the first mobile phone.

 The first mobile phone

A worthy place in this list belongs to our first artificial satellite in the world, launched on October 4, 1957. [19659012] The first Soviet satellite “width =” 660 “height =” 419 “/>

“Tennis for Two” – the so-called first video game, developed by specialists of the Brookhaven National Laboratory in 1958.

 Cartridges with video games

July 16, 1945 in New Mexico, the United States carried out the first ever nuclear explosion, which crowned the notorious “Manhattan Project.”

 Nuclear explosion

Although Elizabeth II does not have her own personal page on Facebook, more than 2.7 million subscriber Buckingham Palace.

 Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg

Draws the line under the “beautiful nine” electric guitar, invented by Adolf Rickenbacher in the remote 1931.

 Electric guitar

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